INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

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Issued By

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Coffee Improvement Programme CIP IV

Bid Doc. Price

See detail below

Published Date

May 9, 2009

Opening Date

May 25, 2009

Remarks

Bid Category

3 (Three) 4-Wheel Drive Motor Vehicles

Description

 
 

SUPPLY PROCUREMENT NOTICE RE-LAUNCH
Supply of 3 (Three) 4-wheel drive motor vehicles
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

1.      Publication reference

EuropeAid/127543/D/SUP/ET

CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS

2.      Description of the contract

The contract aims at procuring 3 (Three) 4-wheel drive motor vehicles for the Coffee Improvement Programme CIP IV. The Programme is coordinated form the PMU offices located in Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MOARD) in Addis Ababa. The vehicles will be respectively assigned, one to the Benishangul Regional Bureau of Agriculture, one to the Institute of Biodiversity Conservation, one to the “Ethiopian Coffee Growers, Producers and Exporters Association”.

TERMS OF PARTICIPATION

3.      Eligibility and rules of origin

Participation is open to all legal persons participating either individually or in a grouping (consortium) of tenderers which are established in a Member state of the European Union or in a country or territory of the regions covered and/or authorized by the specific instruments applicable to the programme under which the contract is financed (see item 22 below). All goods supplies under this contract must originate in one or more of these countries. Participation is also open to international organizations. Participation of natural persons is directly governed by the specific instruments applicable to the programme under which the contract is financed.

4.      Number of tenders

Tenderers may submit only one tender per lot. Tenders for parts of a lot will not be considered. Any tenderer may state in its tender that it would offer a discount in the event that its tender is accepted form more than one lot. Tenderers may not submit a tender for a variant solution in addition to their tender for the supplies required in the tender dossier.

5.      Tender guarantee

Tenderers must provide a tender guarantee of 2,400 € for Lot-1 when submitting their tender. This guarantee will be released to unsuccessful tenderers once the tender procedure has been completed and to the successful tenderer(s) upon signature of the contract by all parties. This guarantee will be called upon if the tenderer does not fulfill all obligations stated in its tender.

6.      Performance guarantee

The successful tender will be asked to provide a performance guarantee of 10% of the amount of the contracts at the singing of the contract. This guarantee must be provided no latter than 30 days after the tenderer receives the contract singed by the Contracting Authority. It the selected tenderer fails to provide such a guarantee within this period, the contract will be void and a new contract may be drawn up and sent to the tenderer which has submitted the next best compliant tender.

7.      Tender Validity

Tenders must remain valid for a period of 90 days the deadline for submission of tenders.

8.      Period of performance

The period from contract signature until the provisional acceptance will not exceed 90 days.

TENDERING

9.      How to obtain the tender dossier

The tender dossier is available from the following Internet address: http://ec/europa.eu/europeaid/work/procedures/implementation/supplies/index_en.htm

The tender dossier is also available for collection from the Contracting Authority. Tenders must be submitted using the standard Tender Form for a Supply Contract included in the tender dossier, whose format and instructions must be strictly observed.

Terderers with questions regarding this tender should send them in writing to:

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Coffee Improvement Programme CIP IV
Fax. +25111-551 29 84
P.O. Box 62347
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

(mentioning the publication reference shown in item 1) at least 21 days before the deadline for submission of tenders given in item 19. The Contracting Authority must reply to all tenderer’s questions at least 11 days before the deadline for submission of tenders. Eventual clarifications to the tender dossier shall be published on the EuropAid website at

https://webegate.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/online-services/index.cfm?ADDSSCheck=1225869448549&do=publi.welcome& userlanguage=en

10.  Deadline for submission of tenders

Tenders must be received at Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development Procurement, Finance and Property Administration Department the offices of Procurement before May 25, 2009 at 12:00 local time Room No.33.

Any tender received after this deadline will not be considered.

11.  Tender opening session

At 14:00 hrs local time on May 25, 2009 at Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, Procurement, Finance and Property Administration Department, Procurement, Finance and Property Administration Department, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

12.  Language of the procedure

All written communications for this tender produce and contract must be in English.

13.  Legal basis

ACP-EC Partnership Agreement singed at Cotonou on 23 June 2000 as amended on 25 June 2005.

Decision No.2/2002 of the ACP-EC Council of Ministers published in OJL 320 of 23.11.2002.

   

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